The median contractor rate for a PC Support was £158 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

PC Support
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 403 418 404
Rank change year-on-year +15 -14  
Contract jobs requiring a PC Support 9 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.044% 0.046% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.048% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 6
Median daily rate £158 £138 £198
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.13% -30.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £138 £125 £135
% change year-on-year +10.20% -7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £14.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year -24.13% +31.81%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19396 20655 22146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.29% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13838 14981 15430
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 228 376
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.94 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.46% -4.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

PC Support
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured PC Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for PC Support in London

PC Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PC Support in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for PC Support in London

PC Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PC Support in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PC Support in London

PC Support
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PC Support within the London region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 4 - -
Enfield - 1 £200 -
PC Support
England

PC Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, PC Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring PC Support in the job title.

1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Windows 7
3 9 (60.00%) Android
4 8 (53.33%) Mac OS X
4 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
5 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (40.00%) Office 365
5 6 (40.00%) Windows 10
6 5 (33.33%) Apple
7 3 (20.00%) Google
7 3 (20.00%) Finance
7 3 (20.00%) Law
7 3 (20.00%) Legal
7 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
7 3 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (20.00%) SLA
7 3 (20.00%) ITIL
7 3 (20.00%) VoIP
7 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
7 3 (20.00%) iPad
7 3 (20.00%) iPhone
7 3 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (13.33%) Break/Fix
8 2 (13.33%) SCCM
8 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
8 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
8 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
8 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (6.67%) Service Management

PC Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) VoIP
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
1 3 (20.00%) Law
1 3 (20.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (20.00%) iPad
1 3 (20.00%) iPhone
1 3 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Windows 7
3 9 (60.00%) Android
4 8 (53.33%) Mac OS X
5 6 (40.00%) Windows 10
6 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
7 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
8 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
8 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Break/Fix
2 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Apple
3 3 (20.00%) Google